The Sentricon® System Termite Awareness Tour Tackles the Termite Threat in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. ─ While a 7-foot termite strapped to the roof of a hearse may seem fearsome, those who have dealt with the dangers of actual termites up close know the real threat is much larger. Millions of homeowners risk losing billions of dollars in property damage this year. Some will lose their homes altogether. Against this unseen termite threat, the best defense is awareness.

Beginning March 11, during the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA) Termite Awareness Week, the Sentricon® System Deader Than Dead Tour will travel across the country for the second year in a row, crossing 22 states to alert homeowners on how they can stop termites dead in their tracks. NPMA estimates termite damage costs U.S. homeowners $5 billion each year, so the Deader Than Dead Tour team is hitting the road to show homeowners how to best protect themselves from harm.

Deader Than Dead Tour
The six-week Sentricon® System Deader Than Dead Tour will educate homeowners on the importance of preventive termite control and the value the Sentricon® system provides. Featuring the “Coroner’s Caddy” — a 17-foot hearse outfitted with a 7-foot dead termite replica on its roof — the tour will visit 12 cities during peak termite swarm season.

The Deader Than Dead Tour makes its eighth stop with Stark Exterminators for the Greensboro Ideal Home Show in Greensboro, North Carolina. The professionals at Stark Exterminators, an Arrow Exterminators brand, believe in going Beyond the Call for its customers to protect their homes, families, and businesses. Stark Exterminators is a proud member of the Arrow Exterminators family of brands, the sixth largest pest control company in the United States. Though part of the large Arrow family, the pest professionals at Stark Exterminators are committed to providing the best service in their local community.

“Our team at Stark Exterminators is actively involved within the communities where we live and work, and we’re proud of our leadership role with the National Pest Management Association, state pest control associations and local and state REALTOR® and home builder associations,” says Marie Horner, Stark Exterminators vice president of government affairs. “The Greensboro Ideal Home Show is the perfect opportunity to go beyond the call once again and inform homeowners in the greater Triad area about protecting their properties from potential pest damage.”

The Sentricon® System Deader Than Dead Tour Coroner’s Caddy will be on display at Stark Exterminators Booth 1038 at the Greensboro Ideal Home Show from Friday, March 29, to Sunday, March 31. Join the Deader Than Dead Tour crew from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday to take your own termite hearse selfie and learn about pest control from the staff at Stark Exterminators.

Other stops for the Deader Than Dead Tour include:

·         March 11: Fort Myers, Florida (Fort Myers Pest Control)

·         March 15: Houston, Texas (ABC Home & Commercial Services)

·         March 18: Beaumont, Texas (Bill Clark Pest Control)

·         March 20: Natchitoches, Louisiana (J&J Exterminating)

·         March 22: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Mother Nature’s Pest & Lawn)

·         March 25: Wichita, Kansas (Patton Termite & Pest Control)

·         March 26: Kansas City, Missouri (Rottler Pest & Lawn Solutions)

·         April 1: Greenville, South Carolina (Spencer Pest Services)

·         April 4: Nashville, Tennessee (All-American Pest Control Inc.)

·         April 10: Monroe, Connecticut (AAA ABC Exterminating, Inc.)

·         April 15: Athens, Georgia (American Pest Control, Inc.)

Follow along with the Coroner’s Caddy and Deader Than Dead Tour to learn more. Visit the official site for the Sentricon® System Deader Than Dead Tour and follow the Sentricon® system on Facebook and Twitter for live updates.

The Sentricon® system: a clear solution to the hidden problem

Termites are an unseen problem, and damage is rarely covered by homeowners insurance. More than 4 million homes across the United States have been protected by the Sentricon system, but tens of millions are vulnerable to attack. The best solution for termites is proactive protection and awareness. Homeowners can avoid damage by having an annual inspection done by a professional and preventative termite protection in place.

Using scientific knowledge of termite behavior, the Sentricon® system provides complete termite protection by eliminating the entire termite colony, including the termite queen. It was designed and developed to stop termites from being able to eat, reproduce or survive. No other product has been as thoroughly proven effective as the Sentricon® system, which means it keeps termites out of homes and gives homeowners peace of mind.

To be sure you aren’t the victim of termite damage, schedule an inspection with your local pest management company. You can start by finding your local Certified Sentricon Specialist.

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